Magna-Power Expands 2U XR Series Product Line to 10 kW and 600 Adc

Press Release, April 29, 2014


Magna-Power Electronics, a leader in high-power programmable DC power supplies, expanded it 2U (3.5" height) rack-mount XR Series product line to 10,000 watts output power, which includes 17 new models spanning voltages up to 1000 Vdc and currents up to 600 Adc. The XR Series addresses requirements in a wide range of applications, including: automated test equipment (ATE), automotive and hybrid/electric development, semi-conductor burn-in, battery charging, among a wide variety of research and development activities. With thousands of units in the field, the XR Series robustness and ease of programmability have been validated at customer sites around the world since its initial release in 2009.

The new 10 kW 2U models continues Magna-Power’s drive for rack-mount programmable DC power density as exemplified through the company’s immensely successful 1.5 kW to 4 kW 1U SL Series and 5 kW to 15 kW 3U TS Series. The new 600 Adc 2U models allow even high current applications to leverage the company's high power density products. All Magna-Power programmable DC power supplies feature the company’s current-fed power processing topology for greater tolerance to abusive loads.

XR Series models come standard with monitoring and control from a variety of sources, including: front panel, computer interface and an isolated DB37 analog-digital I/O connector. A Standard Commands for Programmable Instrumentation (SCPI) command set is supported, allowing easy ASCII text programming over a computer interface. In addition, an IVI driver is included for the Visual Studio programming environment along with a dedicated National Instruments LabVIEW™ and LabWindows™ driver. Additional computer interface options include LXI TCP/IP Ethernet (+LXI), IEEE-488 GPIB (+GPIB), USB and RS-485.

The XR Series now spans 70 models from 2 kW to 10 kW output power, 0-5 Vdc to 0-10,000 Vdc output voltage and 0-0.2 Adc to 0-600 Adc output current, making it among the most broadest 2U rack-mount programmable power supply line in the industry. Load-dependent variable speed fans are standard on all models. A High Slew Rate Output (+HS) is available for fast output transitions and higher programming bandwidth. Master-slave operation will be available with the UID47 device, enabling multiple units to be tied in series or parallel.

Production time for new units is 2 weeks for nearly all XR Series models, leveraging Magna-Power's vertically integrated United States manufacturing facility. For faster delivery, Magna-Power now offers stock models, with a real-time inventory listing on its website.

About Magna-Power Electronics

Magna-Power Electronics designs, and manufactures robust current-fed power supplies in the USA that set industry standards for quality, size, and control. Its products can be found around the world feeding power to national laboratories, universities, and a wide range of industrial sites. The company’s experience in power electronics is reflected in its 1.5 kW to 2000 kW+ product line, quality service, and reputation for excellence.